Facebook is a social networking website that is being used all over the world except some of those countries where it is banned due to some reasons. Facebook is owned and being operated by facebook Inc. facebook is also abbreviated as F.B.
1. Foundation of facebook
Facebook was initially founded by MARK ZUCKERBERG with the help of some of his classmates in 2004. At first, its membership was given only to the students of Harvard University then it expanded to other colleges, universities and high schools. Soon it became famous and spread its wings to the whole world, because people liked it really very much.
2. No. of users
There are more than 750 million active users of facebook in the world and according to an estimate everyday around 100 more people join facebook.
3. Age limit
Facebook is allowed to anyone aged 13 or more with a valid website. But people of every age group can be found here.
4. Free of cost
As i9ts use is free of cost and very simple, people can use it from anywhere even from mobile phone, if the facility of internet is available, so people appreciated it very much and within the period of 4 to 5 years it became known to everyone.
5. Facebook addiction
Though facebook was initially meant to discuss issue and bring people closer in a friendly environment, but as the time is passing it is becoming addiction for many people. Majority of its “victims” are students of different age groups who do not care for studies even!
6. No. 1 networking site
According to a survey held in 2009, facebook is the no. 1 social networking site and has most simple tools and highest no. of users among all the social networking sites. Before face book, Orkut was at top but face book outwitted that and now, even that twitter has come in market, facebook is still at top.
Every year facebook generates revenue of about 2 billion US dollars and its owners are considered among the top 100 richest people of the world.
8. Facebook friend list
On average, every facebook user has about 130 friends in his friend list.
9. Face book founder
Facebook founder Mark calls him a Harvard graduate but actually he was “dropped out” for not concentrating on his studies. Still he is the youngest millionaire in the world.
10. Offending event
Facebook has recently held an event that was really offending for Muslims around the world. As a result, they did a boycott against F.B. it get banned it several Muslim countries. After the apology of F.B owners, it was again open in many countries.